According to Fairfax County police, the arrest of three individuals from New York has resulted in the discovery of stolen merchandise worth $15,000. Fairfax County Police have reported that the arrest of three individuals in New York has resulted in the discovery of $15,000 in stolen merchandise.
Fairfax County Police Department’s Tysons Urban Team (TUT) officials reported that the arrest of three New York residents on Tuesday resulted in the discovery of $15,000 worth of stolen merchandise.
According to sources, an individual from the Sunglass Hut store in Tysons Corner Center reported a theft at approximately 9 p.m. The employee reached out to the authorities for assistance.
Officials have reported that the suspects were still captured on mall surveillance footage. After a swift investigation, law enforcement officials were able to locate and apprehend the three suspects involved in the crime. The stolen merchandise, valued at $15,000, was successfully recovered by the authorities.
Several stores at Tysons Corner Center reported stolen merchandise, including Express, H&M, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle, Guess, and Sunglass Hut. Officials confirmed that the recovered items were indeed from these stores.
Three individuals have been identified as the suspects: Jordan Pastrana-Roncancio, Dayana Valentina Pastana-Roncancio, and Hansbleidy Katerin Sanabria-Suarez. Their ages range from 19 to 20 years old.
According to authorities, the trio of suspects, hailing from New York, are currently being detained without bond.
Lt. William Arnest of the Fairfax County Police Department has confirmed to 7News that there have been two additional incidents of a similar nature in the past week. It has been reported that all suspects involved in these incidents are from New York.
According to Arnest, on Monday, the police arrested Randolph Ardila (38) and Juliana Euse Sanchez (25), who were caught shoplifting at Sephora. They were found to have over $8,000 worth of stolen merchandise from several other stores as well.
On Thursday, September 14, Arnest reported that three additional individuals from New York were apprehended and charged with credit card theft. Upon apprehension, authorities discovered numerous stolen credit cards and fake licenses in their possession.
According to reports, Jasmine Decambra and Darnel Davis are facing charges for allegedly attempting to use a stolen credit card to make a hefty $21,000 purchase at the Louis Vuitton store.
The Tysons Urban Team of the Fairfax County Police Department is always available to make arrests at the mall swiftly. The police force is putting in a lot of effort to collaborate with business owners to curb thefts.
Arnest stated that measures can be taken to increase resistance to shoplifting and improve the ability to gather evidence on these cases. By working with law enforcement, shop owners can prosecute shoplifters more effectively.
Arnest was also questioned by 7News regarding the trends in organized retail theft crime.
According to Arnest, shoplifting has increased significantly, surpassing the five-year trend. He mentioned that he had pulled out some numbers indicating a substantial increase in shoplifting incidents. Despite this, he added that the authorities are making more arrests than before.
The Tysons Urban Team has already made over 500 arrests this year, showcasing their efficiency and dedication towards maintaining law and order in the area.
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